Large Geometric Cylindrical Seagrass Basket from Vietnam.
Seagrass is a plant that grows entirely underwater. They are named seagrass because most species have long green, grass-like leaves. Dried stalks of seagrass are hand twined and used for making goods like baskets and mats. Locally available and renewable seagrass is used to make these products.
The cylindrical basket is handwoven to show geometric pattern. Ideal for use as a storage bin, planter, or waste basket. Basket measures 13" in diameter and 12 1/2" in height. For use as a planter basket, place a dish under the plant pot to catch the excess water from the pot. This is a handcrafted item, so product may vary slightly in color and craft from the images.
Basket is made by artisans in in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.